Winnipeg Jets Afternoon Links
Sportsnet: As the Jets’ defence and goaltending improves, what’s their weakness? Right now it is all coming up Millhouse for this Winnipeg team.
Winnipeg Free Press: Laine looking to shift into a higher gear. (Paywall). He is talking confidence again which means he is likely due for another five to seven game goal scoring streak.
Winnipeg Sun: Laine looking for confidence: Jets look to avenge loss to Golden Knights. Ken sets things up for tonight’s re-match with Vegas.
theScore: It’s time to give Cheveldayoff some credit for Jets’ success. Much like his team following a win I suspect the Jets GM isn’t patting himself on the back just yet as a good record in November won’t be remembered come June.
Illegal Curve: Elliotte Friedman talks Jacob Trouba and the Winnipeg Jets. Hockey insider for Sportsnet Elliotte Friedman was on Boomer & Warrener on Sportsnet 960 today and the topic of the Winnipeg Jets came up and specifically Jacob Trouba.
Illegal Curve: Jets vs. Golden Knights pre-game report. Take a look at what happened at the rink this morning as Winnipeg gets ready to face Vegas at Bell MTS Place tonight with a pre-game chat with Patrik Laine and Mark Scheifele.
Illegal Curve: Morning Papers. If you missed any of the news we have you covered.
Illegal Curve: Coach Maurice pre-game scrum. On a young player getting more consistent with their game. On Laine’s decreased ice time. Status of Steve Mason. Does he have a game circled for Comrie yet? On the Golden Knights. On things that Patrik Laine needs to improve. Status of Enstrom. On the sophomore slump. On the 4th line. Success of the Manitoba Moose.
Sportsnet: Boomer & Warner in the Morning. Elliotte Friedman joined the guys and was asked about the Jets starting at the 40 minute mark (runs about two minutes) and specifically about the status of Jacob Trouba.
TSN: Surprised by Laine’s ‘confidence’ comments? Sara Orlesky and Ken Wiebe recap the Jets’ strong month of November, discuss Patrik Laine’s comments regarding his wavering confidence and Dustin Byfuglien’s offensive struggles.
TSN: Laine confident he’ll be able to earn his minutes back. The strength of the Jets as of late has been their secondary scoring, as they’ve had eight different players score over their last two games. One player that hasn’t found the back of the net is Patrik Laine, who once again admitted that his confidence is wavering. Sara Orlesky has the latest.